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Commonwealth to hold Presidential Primary Tuesday, March 6

By Bonnie Adams, Government Editor

Region – Massachusetts will be part of the “Super Tuesday” Presidential Primary Tuesday, March 6. Voters will go to the polls that day to select whom they would like to see on the final ballot Tuesday, Nov. 6. 

Republicans may choose from GOP candidates: former U.S. Congressman and Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum. 

President Barack Obama is running unopposed in the Democratic Party Primary. Those voters who are registered as Independents may pick either the Republican or Democratic ballot to vote from March 6.

Other states that will hold Super Tuesday primaries include Alaska, Georgia, Idaho, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia.

Locally, Westborough will also be holding its Annual Town Election March 6. The only contested race that day will be for two open spots on the Board of Selectmen. George Barrette and Denzil Drewry, both of whom have served prior terms on the board, along with political newcomer Andrew Reinach, are all vying for the two spots that are being vacated by incumbents Lydia Goldblatt and George Thompson.

Several towns have recently had changes in how the precincts lines are drawn and/or changes to polling place locations. Polling locations include -

Hudson –

Precinct 1 – 69 Brigham Street, Hudson High School Auditorium

Precinct 2 – 4 Glen Road, Glen Road Community Center

Precinct 3 – 201 Manning Street, J.F.K. Middle School- Gymnasium

Precinct 4 -306 Cox Street, Joseph Mulready School – Gymnasium

Precinct 5 – 136 Forest Avenue, Forest Avenue School – Gymnasium

Precinct 6 – 78 Main Street, Town Hall – Auditorium

Precinct 7 – 78 Main Street, Town Hall – Auditorium

 Northborough

Precinct 1 –  Proctor School, Jefferson Rd.

Precinct 2 – Lincoln Street School, Lincoln St.

Precinct 3 –  Peaslee School, Maple St.

Precinct 4 –  Zeh School, Howard St.

 Marlborough

Ward 1-  Prec. 1 and 2 Francis J. Kane School, 520 Farm Rd.

Ward 2 – Prec. 1 and 2 Francis J. Kane School, 520 Farm Rd.

Ward 3 – Prec. 1 Masonic Hall, 8 Newton St, Rear

Ward 3 –  Prec. 2 Raymond J. Richer School, 80 Foley Rd, Room 103

Ward 4 – Prec. 1 and 2 Boys & Girls Club, 169 Pleasant St.

Ward 5 – Prec. 1 Senior Center, 250 Main St.

Ward 5 –  Prec. 2 Masonic Hall, 8 Newton St., Rear

Ward 6 – Prec. 1 and 2 1LT Charles W. Whitcomb School, 25 Union St., Library

Ward 7 – Prec. 1 and 2 Hildreth School Gymnasium, 85 Sawin St.

 Shrewsbury –

Precinct 1 – Richard D. Carney Municipal Office Bldg., 100 Maple Avenue

Precinct 2 – Gesang Verein Frohsinn Club, 25 North Quinsigamond Avenue

Precinct 3- Calvin Coolidge School, 1 Florence Street

Precinct 4 – Scandinavian Athletic Club, 438 Lake Street

Precincts – 5 & 10 – Sewer/Water Dept. Garage, 209 South Street

Precinct 6 – Shrewsbury Senior Center, 98 Maple Avenue

Precincts 7 & 8 – Spring Street School, Off 121 Spring Street

Precinct 9 – Fire Station #3, 20 CenTech Blvd.

 Southborough

Precinct 1 – A.S. Woodward Memorial School, 28 Cordaville Rd

Precinct 2 – P. Brent Trottier Middle School, 49 Parkerville Rd

Precinct 3 – Mary E. Finn School, 60 Richards Rd

 Please note these precinct changes –  

#10, 11, 12, 14 Cross Street; Newton Street Even Numbers West Side; and #99, 101, 103 Marlboro Road – now Precinct 2.  

#136, 150, 156, 158 Parkerville Road – now Precinct 1.

 Westborough –

Precincts 1 and 3 – Gibbons Middle School, 20 Fisher St.

Precinct 2- Hastings Elementary School, 111 E. Main St.

Precincts 4 and 5 – Mill Pond Int. School, 6 Olde Hickory Path

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